Publication Date

1-11-2003

Series Number

264

Abstract

Describes a drilling investigation undertaken for the East Binnu area within Victoria location 8565, Western Australia. Groundwater monitoring bores were installed to assess the risk of dryland salinity developing if after clearance of native vegetation, the area is used to grow annual crops and pastures. The investigation confirmed that the risk of further salinity development in this location is extreme.

Number of Pages

18

Keywords

Western Australia, Geraldton region (WA), Risk, Hydrogeology, Land clearance, Binnu region (WA), Groundwater, Salinity, Climate, Monitoring, Geology

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